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Merced Elks assist Veterans Stand Down event


Funding for this event came from the Elks National Foundation and Merced Elks BINGO.

The Stand Down was a collaboration of numerous governmental agencies at all levels, non-profit organizations, active service members, veteran organizations and private businesses available, to provide assistance to veterans, active service members and their families in need.

Merced County has approximately 11,000 veterans from many different wartime eras, including World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Golf War, the War in Iraq and the War in Afghanistan.

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